Toxic water leaks from Fukushima Daiichi

Original story from IndiaTV October 7 2016

Highly radioactive water leaked from a storage tank of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant operators on Friday.

The technicians at the accident-struck plant detected the leak on Wednesday, Efe news reported.

The leak was detected in a cylindrical steel tank, and was believed to be a problem with the tank’s welding.

The Fukushima plant’s operator — Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) — calculated that around 32 litres of the radioactive liquid, with a contamination level of 590,000 Becquerel per litre, had spilled out.

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